The most anticipated event of the summer season is 4th on Flagler, the City of West Palm Beach’s annual Fourth of July celebration. The event is South Florida’s largest free outdoor Independence Day celebration, featuring an 18-minute fireworks show over the Intracoastal Waterway.
The event is Monday, July 4 on the Waterfront from 6 – 10 p.m. (along Flagler Drive between Banyan Blvd. and Fern St.). Activities include live entertainment with Reverend Barry and the Funk on the NewDay USA Stage, two jammin’ DJ’s, The Bill Bone 5K, Palm Beach Health Network’s Family Chill Zone featuring a hands-on kids’ area, Military Honor Salute, and food and beverages for purchase. Fireworks ignite around 9 p.m.
4th on Flagler activities schedule/locations:
NewDay USA stage | Great Lawn, 100 N. Clematis Street
- Live music by Reverend Barry & The Funk (funk/soul/R&B) (6 – 8:45 p.m.)
Reverend Barry & The Funk are an 8-piece funk band featuring a 3-piece horn section. This talented band features multiple Grammy-nominated musicians and is one of the fastest-rising “buzzworthy” acts in Florida.
- Military Honor Salute (8:45 p.m.)
The Military Honor Salute will include remarks by Mayor Keith A. James, a live performance of the National Anthem, and the presentation of the annual Hometown Hero award.
Palm Beach Health Network Family Chill Zone | Meyer Amphitheatre, 104 Datura Street
- The Palm Beach Health Network Family Chill Zone will feature a DJ, kid-friendly inflatables (unlimited play available for $5) an interactive kids’ area, a face painter, and the Florida Power & Light Strolling Entertainers as they make their way throughout the event site. Roving entertainment includes a magician, stilt walkers, a juggler and more.
Post Park | 315 S. Flagler Drive
- Bill Bone 5K
The 2nd annual Bill Bone 5K begins and ends at Post Park. The race begins promptly at 6:30 p.m. and proceeds will benefit the Wounded Veterans Relief Fund. To register, click here.
- DJ spinning live music
Blankets and chairs are recommended. Parking is available in City of West Palm Beach public parking garages for flat rates of $10 at the Banyan, Evernia and City Center garages, and $5 at the Clematis and Sapodilla garages. The Banyan and Evernia garages are closest to these events.
Summer in Paradise and 4th on Flagler event sponsors-to-date include the West Palm Beach Community Redevelopment Agency, NewDay USA, Palm Beach Health Network (Good Samaritan Medical Center, Palm Beach Children’s Hospital, St. Mary’s Medical Center, Delray Medical Center, Palm Beach Gardens Medical Center and West Boca Medical Center), Town of Palm Beach, FPL, Discover The Palm Beaches, Bill Bone 5K, Bodega Taqueria & Tequila, Jimmy John’s, Sprouts Farmers Market, West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority, WPB Magazine, WPBF 25 News, 97.9 WRMF, SUNNY 107.9, X 102.3, New Country 103.1, PARTY 96.3, Fox Sports 640 South Florida, News Talk 850 WFTL, The Palm Beach Post, Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office, and Humana.
For more information about 4th on Flagler, visit wpb.org/events, call (561) 822-1515 (TTY: 800-955-8771), or follow the City of West Palm Beach on Facebook @CityofWPB and on Twitter and Instagram @westpalmbch.
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